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Civil Engineering, MEng

College of Engineering, Design and Computing

The online Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering – Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) graduate program at the University of Colorado Denver provides broad-based expertise and cutting-edge skills that span the growing geospatial field. The program is intended for engineers and other geospatial, environmental and urban infrastructure professionals seeking skills in using and managing rapidly developing geospatial data technologies.  

Our Geomatics and GIS curriculum covers a wide range of geospatial principles. Students learn from industry professionals in areas of surveying, geodesy, mapping science and cartography, GNSS and GPS, photogrammetry, remote sensing, high-definition surveying, and relational GIS databases.

Our program prepares graduates for careers in industry or the public sector. Students who complete the program have a comprehensive understanding of both geomatics and GIS disciplines, empowering them to advance their careers in geospatial engineering and analysis or continue their research and further advance the science of this field.

Program Details

The online Master of Engineering (MEng) in Civil Engineering – Geomatics and GIS is designed for engineering and other environmental and urban infrastructure professionals who are seeking a multidisciplinary master's degree. The MEng requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or a related field (math, natural science, information technology, computer science or social science) from an accredited college or university.

The MEng requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, which includes nine courses and 3 credit hours for an advanced master's report.

Tuition and Fees

Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at the University of Colorado is a high-quality and affordable option for learners of all types. Tuition and fees are based largely on the degree program you enroll in.

The tuition amount assessed is determined based on which University of Colorado campus, school, or college is offering your degree program, as well as if it is at the undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. Visit our tuition and financial aid page for more information.

Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.

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Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first-time student, a transfer student, or an international student. 

Learn more about the admissions process by filling out the form above or contacting an Enrollment Navigator today.